Our Lady of Charity in Jackson Heights

Tags: Currents Diocese of Brooklyn

When Pope Francis visited Cuba, the people there gifted the Holy Father with a replica of the country’s patroness, Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre. Pope Francis then brought the statue with him to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, USA. The treasure is now touring the United States. One of its first stops, St. Joan of Arc Church in Jackson Heights. Michelle Powers was there and filed this report.